Westwood Schools are bridging their age gap by bringing their oldest and youngest students together on a daily basis in a program designed to benefit both age groups. A group of 16 juniors and seniors in Westwood High School’s early childhood education program are spending time every week in the preschool and elementary classrooms. The...Read more
By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff
When most people are looking for a new cat, wherever they may find them, they can assume that their new furry friend is from continental North America. Perhaps they were roaming the streets as a stray or they were surrendered.
There’s a local exception to that rule, though. With...
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Westwood student Amira Shanshiry, a 4th grader at the Hanlon Elementary School, has been selected as a finalist in NASA’s nationwide contest to name the space rover that will head to Mars this year. Shanshiry is the only finalist from all of Massachusetts in the Mars 2020 “Name the Rover” contest. Over 28,000 submissions from...Read more